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My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 17 – 19 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Juan de Marcos and the Afro-Cuban All StarsStrathmore
Fri. Jan 31 Devoted to promoting the complete story of Cuban music.
Shanghai Chinese Orchestra (part of Lunar New Year Celebration)The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 Grammy Award®–winning artist Tang Muhai returns to the Kennedy Center to conduct the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra.
Easy Women Smoking Loose CigarettesSignature Theatre
Feb. 18 – Mar. 29 Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.
Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories, The Life of Gwendolyn BrooksStrathmore
Fri. Jan 24 Manual Cinema tells her story through shadow puppetry, silhouetted actors, and live music.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Swan LakeThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 21 – 26 Matthew Bourne brings his breakout international hit to the Kennedy Center for the first time.
Drum TAO 2020Strathmore
Fri. Feb 7 Internationally-acclaimed percussion artists.
Thu. Feb 13 Hawaii-born Shimabukuro melds elements of pop and jazz into his passionate performances, emoting pure joy with virtuosic flair.
Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival OrchestraStrathmore
Fri. Feb 21 Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.
National Archives SleepoverNational Archives
Sat. Feb 1 A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!
Washington Performing Arts: Kinan Azmeh CityBandSixth & I
Sat. Feb 8
American Ballet Theatre: GiselleThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 11 – 16
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
NSO: Dvořák's Cello ConcertoThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 6 – 9
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20
Washington Performing Arts: Melissa AldanaSixth & I
Sat. Feb 15
NSO Pops: Megan Hilty and Cheyenne JacksonThe Kennedy Center
Feb. 13 – 15
Branagh Theatre Live: The Winter's TaleFolger Theatre
Mon. Jan 27
Washington Performing Arts: Anne-Sophie MutterThe Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 1
NSO: Bronfman plays Beethoven / Holst's The PlanetsThe Kennedy Center
Jan. 18 – 19